Oct 7, 2012 1:30am PDT
! have a great rest of the semester! president barack obama and governor mitt romney are preparing for their second presidential debate two weeks from now... their first debate this past wednesday was watched by millions of americans, as well as a large gathering of members from the san jose state community. ">>>politcal science honor society pi sigma alpha welcomed members, alumni, professors and students to the hilton hotel in downtown san jose to watch and discuss the presidential debate. society president sol jobrack was happy to see the large turnout. sol "they kind of like their candidates and hopefully this event can swing them either way." vice president ryan brewer saw this debate as a pivotal point for mitt romney and wants to see the republican take the oval office this fall. brewer "if you look at history, no president has ever won reelection with unemployment over 7.4%. today we are over eight, and i think that speaks a lot to people like me, a student thats going to be graduating in the future. i want to see someone who is good for the economy and good for my wallet."
Oct 21, 2012 1:30am PDT
right saying someone else was doing - like saying mitt romney was being a liar the whole entire time." the csu system is being sued for campaigning for proposition 30, the tax increase measure, that will benefit schools. the howard jarvis taxpayers association filed a lawsuit thursday. the group claims an email urging support for proposition 30 originated at c-s-u monterey bay's interent address. there have been numerous rallies including here at s-j-s-u calling on voters to pass prop 30. state laws prohibit using public resources for poltical purposes -- including mailings ... and classroom time for political advocacy. the attorney representing the c-s-u says prop 30 emails were inappropiate and unfortunate, but it was done by a professor ... not the university. with the presidential election less than a month away the pressure is on both mitt romney and barack obama to do well in their third and final debate. the second presidential debate was held on tuesday. voters gathered in san pedro square in downtown san jose to watch the two candidates ... go toe to toe. the free event was
Oct 28, 2012 1:30am PDT
with major league baseball . and as lexy nuno shows us ... polls showing obama up and romney down ... and vice-versa ... may be confusing many voters. ">>>(nat sound of fans chanting"giants") monday was the third and final presidential debate...but many people like ezequiel landaverde say watching the giants...comes first. (ezequiel landaverde/giants fan):"it's game seven, it's a huge game. another debate really isn't gunna do much for me." for some people, sports isn't the only reason the debates did not generate interest. polls and questionable facts are playing a role. (gao her/social work alumn):"with different numbers being thrown all the time...it's confusing." and she is not alone. political experts say this election is full of numbers. (dr. melinda jackson/political expert):"each candidate brought his own set of facts to the table, and that does make it very confusing for voters." and the polls keep changing every day. (dr. melinda jackson/political expert): "you know the media is always looking for a good story and so everyday we have these headlines...oh romney's up two